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Government Seeking Short-Term Borrowing to Bridge Budget Gap

V.I. Budget Director Nellon Bowry and Gov. Kenneth Mapp's financial team urged the Legislature to approve three pieces of legislation to let the government borrow now, based on anticipated revenues later in the year.

GERS to Close Offices for Carnival

The Government Employees’ Retirement System (GERS) offices will be closed as follows:

Legislation Would Give Prisoners Time Off for Advancing Educations

Prisoners sentenced to more than a year in prison will be able to get time off their sentences if they continue their educations, if a bill approved in the Rules and Judiciary Committee becomes law.

Committee Holds Bill to Strengthen Abandoned Vehicle Laws

The Committee on Government Services, Consumer and Veterans Affairs heard testimony Wednesday on a proposal to expand the definition of "abandoned motor vehicle," then held the bill for further amendment.

VIPA Director Updates Public on Status of Crown Bay Dredging

Preparation for the dredging of the East Gregerie Channel in Crown Bay, St. Thomas, began last week.

NOAA Advises Mutton Snapper Seasonal Spawning Area to Close March 1

NOAA Fisheries reminds the public that commercial and recreational fishing is prohibited in federal waters of the mutton snapper spawning aggregation area in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, from 12:01 a.m., local time, March 1 through June 30.

Real Property Owners Must Make Arrangements on Delinquent Taxes

The Tax Collection Office advises real property owners should contact the Tax Collection Office and make payment arrangements on delinquent taxes.

DPNR Accepting Grant Applications for Non-point Source Pollution

The Division of Building Permits, pursuant to the Clean Water Act, is accepting proposals for projects that seek to address non-point source pollution in...

Governor Issues Martin Luther King Jr. Day Message

Government House issued the following message from Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp to commemorate the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

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